Sir Terry Wogan has died of cancer at the age of 77, his family have confirmed.
The veteran broadcaster, renowned for his work on Radio 2’s breakfast show and Children In Need, had a short illness.
A family statement, issued by the BBC, said: “Sir Terry Wogan died today after a short but brave battle with cancer. He passed away surrounded by his family.
“While we understand he will be missed by many, the family ask that their privacy is respected at this time.”
Sir Terry had last appeared on the airwaves at the beginning of November, when he hosted a show for Radio 2.